Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced the scrapping of the remaining sections of the HS2 project quickly followed by a series of promises to fund infrastructure projects across the country.
£36 billion of HS2 allocated funding will now be reallocated to fund several transport and infrastructure projects across the North of England and this includes the A1 dualling project.
The long running saga of dualling the A1 had recently taken a negative turn with the announcement in early September that any decision to proceed would be delayed for nine months until 5th June 2024. Now in the outfall of the HS2 announcement it would appear the green light is shining brightly on the project.
The George F. White rural team is helping clients throughout the 13 miles stretch of the A1 (Morpeth to Ellingham) that is destined to be dualled in the forthcoming years.
Andrew Entwistle, Partner, commented “It is vital that that those impacted by the project receive the best possible outcome from these proposed works to allow for business to continue as usual and be fairly compensated for any disruption”.
With several farming and rural business clients along the route, covering hundreds of acres, our experienced team are able to negotiate the route through our client’s land, along with any accommodation work, reinstatement and other matters that may arise.
Andrew stated “Whilst we are already representing a significant number of clients along the project corridor it is not too late for us to speak with anyone who thinks they may be affected”.
If you would like to discuss your situation, please contact Andrew Entwistle on 0333 920 2220 Ext 2267 or 07977 518156